Popular COPD Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 9
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Accuneb (albuterol) is a beta agonist used to treat asthma by relaxing muscles in the airway and allowing greater airflow. It can help prevent and treat symptoms such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Accuneb is given using a nebulizer, and is available as generic albuterol. Brand-name-only albuterol inhalers are also available, and include Proair HFA, Ventolin HFA, and Proventil HFA.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 56
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Proair (albuterol) is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other lung diseases. Proair is more popular than other short-acting beta agonists. There are currently no generic alternatives to Proair.

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Short-Acting Beta Agonists 61
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 400
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Advair (fluticasone/salmeterol) is used to treat asthma and COPD by decreasing inflammation and opening up the airways of your lungs. Advair is more popular than other beta agonist/corticosteroid combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Advair.

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Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 342
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Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort) is an expensive drug used to treat asthma. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Symbicort. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anticholinergics 414
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Spiriva (tiotropium) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Spiriva is more popular than other anticholinergics. There are currently no generic alternatives to Spiriva.

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Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 346
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Breo Ellipta (fluticasone/vilanterol) is used to treat COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Breo Ellipta is slightly less popular than other beta agonist/corticosteroid combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Breo Ellipta.

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Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 30
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ALBUTEROL; IPRATROPIUM has two bronchodilators. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Anticholinergics 26
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IPRATROPIUM is used to relieve a runny nose due to seasonal allergies or non allergic causes, like a cold. This medicine does not help with nasal congestion or sneezing.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 61
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LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 61
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LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 388
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Combivent (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Combivent is more popular than other beta agonist/anticholinergic combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Combivent.

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Short-Acting Beta Agonists 89
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Anticholinergic / Beta Agonist Combinations 412
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Anoro Ellipta (umeclidinium/vilanterol) is used used to treat COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Anoro Ellipta is more popular than other anticholinergic/beta agonist combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Anoro Ellipta.

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Anticholinergics 329
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Incruse Ellipta (umeclidinium) is used for COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Incruse Ellipta is slightly less popular than other anticholinergics. There are currently no generic alternatives for Incrue Ellipta.

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Anticholinergics 375
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IPRATROPIUM is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Do not use this medicine for an acute attack.
Anticholinergic / Beta Agonist Combinations 356
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Stiolto (tiotropium/olodaterol) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Stiolto is more popular than other anticholinergic/beta agonist combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Stiolto.

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Methylxanthines 43
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
PDE4 Inhibitors 366
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ROFLUMILAST decreases inflammation in the lungs. This medicine is used to prevent COPD flare-ups. Do not use this medicine to treat sudden breathing problems.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 392
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SALMETEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD and to prevent exercise induced bronchospasm. It is also used to treat asthma in patients taking other asthma control medicines. This medicine should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 549
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FLUTICASONE; UMECLIDINIUM; VILANTEROL inhalation is a combination of 3 medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Anticholinergics 313
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Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Tudorza Pressair is less popular than other anticholinergics. There are currently no generic alternatives to Tudorza Pressair.

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Methylxanthines 99
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Mucolytics 32
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ACETYLCYSTEINE is a drug that loosens and thins mucus in the lungs. It is used to make breathing easier in patients with bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, tuberculosis, or other lung problems.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 370
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GLYCOPYRROLATE; FORMOTEROL inhalation is a combination of 2 medicines that help to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 998
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ARFORMOTEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD. It should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 10
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TERBUTALINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 1,000
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FORMOTEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD. It should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 190
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Striverdi (olodaterol) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Striverdi is less popular than other long-acting beta agonists. There are currently no generic alternatives to Striverdi.

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Long-Acting Beta Agonists 79
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Antithyroid Drugs 130
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Corticosteroids 2,569
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PREDNISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Beta Agonist / Anticholinergic Combinations 351
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INDACATEROL; GLYCOPYRROLATE inhalation is a combination of 2 medicines that help to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Anticholinergics 410
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 84
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 132
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METAPROTERENOL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Anticholinergics 1,164
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 124
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Long-Acting Beta Agonists 259
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Long-Acting Beta Agonists 272
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Methylxanthine / Expectorant Combinations 292
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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